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Hot Hits

Dave Koz & Friends

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 9
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 14 – 16
New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Sinbad

Strathmore
Fri. Dec 13
Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.

A Motown Christmas

Signature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21
The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.

NSO Pops: Game ON!

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020
Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.

My Fair Lady

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020
From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Strathmore
Dec. 17 – 19
Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.

Washington Performing Arts: Damien Sneed

Sixth & I
Sat. Dec 7
Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.

Becoming Jane

National Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020
Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.

Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
A visually inventive staging set against a fantastical starry night, dominated by oversized storybooks, clocks, and constellations.

Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23
Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.

Maz Jobrani

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020
Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.

Spotlights

NSO: Handel's Messiah

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22

Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

WNO: Otello

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Nov 16

The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22

NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14

The Second City's Love, Factually

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 3 – 29

A Christmas Carol

Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29

Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday Concert

Embassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4
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